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Quiet Spacious Property in Newport Harbor/Saugatuck Douglas

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Large spacious house with with 4 bedrooms and open views and water access

Our house is located in Newport Harbor, a peaceful quiet location very close to Douglas and Saugatuck downtowns and to the Douglas and Saugatuck beaches. With wide open spaces in the front and the back, it is pleasurable for early rises and sunset watchers. The sun rises behind the Kalamazoo River and the deck looks at a pond where the sun sets.

The location is also great for bicycling and canoeing. We have 4 single person kayaks, a 3 seat canoe and a dock to launch them into the Kalamazoo River leading to the Saugatuck Harbor area, and Michigan Lake. The beaches and Saugatuck is 3 miles if one wants to bicycle.

With four spacious bedrooms, each with a walk in closet, a large living room with a vaulted ceiling it can accommodate large groups of 10 or more. The full kitchen and outside grill areas will add convenience to your stay.

More Details

Barbara Kroczynska and Selim Erhan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, polish, turkish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Barbara Kroczynska and Selim Erhan

We are both scientists and live and work in Chicago. We fell in love with the peace and beauty of the Saugatuck Douglas Area when we came for a visit. Now it is our favorite destination to get away from the city and relax on the beach, eat at the waterfront restaurants and check the latest paintings in the galleries.

Barbara Kroczynska and Selim Erhan purchased this house in 2015

Why Barbara Kroczynska and Selim Erhan chose Douglas

We love the peace and quiet and great views, access to water and very close to Saugatuck and Douglas and the Lake Michigan beaches.


Douglas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Two full bathrooms two half bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Four bedrooms 3 with walkin closets, one with large closet. basement may sleep more.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Quiet Spacious Property in Newport Harbor/Saugatuck Douglas
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family (4 adults and two children, ages 10 and 15) stayed a few days in July 2016. We rented this house on a short notice (luckily for us it was available due to a cancellation), and it was simply a pleasure to communicate with the hosts, Barbara and Selim: they responded quickly to all our questions and were very flexible. The house is very comfortable, has everything one would need, the back deck overlooking the large backyard is lovely, and just spending time in and around the house was relaxing and enjoyable. We used the canoe & kayaks a couple of times, which was very convenient as the dock is just across the street and around the corner - it was also a beautiful experience. Everybody in the family enjoyed the few days we spent at this house and we are looking forward to coming back in the near future. Thank you, Barbara and Selim!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation house

  • 5 of 5

The house worked out well for us...6 adults and four small children. We loved being able to use the kayaks and canoe on the Kalamazoo river from the dock in the neighborhood. We also enjoyed the outdoor space (big deck, outdoor dining, fire pit, hammock). The owners were readily available and very responsive to our questions ...a delight to work with!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House, Nice Home Owners

  • 4 of 5

Our extended family stayed a week in July 2016. We enjoyed having the back deck with plenty of chairs, large backyard, and the four large bedrooms. Beds were comfy, too. We used the canoe & kayaks a number of times and appreciated the use of the dock just around the corner. Selim & Barbara were very good about quickly replying to any email and answering phone calls. They were especially helpful when a power outage due to a thunderstorm forced us out of the house and into a hotel for one night. Thank you, Selim and Barbara. The only items I would suggest you provide would be a sponge mop and bucket to clean up spills in the kitchen. We hope to return to this spacious house.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property and Great Management

  • 5 of 5

Working with the property owners was very easy and the amenities of the property were unparalleled. I can't wait until our next stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Celebration with Friends!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a 50th birthday celebration for high school friends. This house met all our needs and then some! One of the greatest features was the roomy deck with a large table and umbrella to accommodate our entire group! The bedrooms were spacious and comfortable--there was even an additional queen bed in the lower level. The owners were wonderful to work with. You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and location

  • 4 of 5

Clean and spacious. Bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. Kitchen was stocked with newer dish ware and cook ware - had everything you needed to make great meals. Living area was homey and clean. We enjoyed the back deck and grill area - beautiful view and nice backyard to play baseball or frisbee, etc. A fire pit would have been perfect in order to roast a marshmallow or two! The owners were very communicative. We had a great family time there and would consider renting this location again. Short drive to Douglas and Saugatauk - less than 5 minutes away.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Oval Beach

We are in the heart of the Saugatuck Douglas area which is one of the 10 travel sites in the USA. Beautiful nature next to galleries, unique shopping and water front restaurants and beautiful beaches with impressive sand dunes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates during holidays are $490.00 per night (summer), and $350.00 (winter).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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